Food in Ireland: The Guide to Dingle

November 24, 2016 by
Alex hiking in Connemara
POSTED BY November 24, 2016

Food in Ireland – where to eat along the Dingle Way?

The Dingle Way is world-renowned hiking trail, recognised for its beautiful landscapes and inspiring scenery. However, there is one large side effect of undertaking this hike.

Hunger.

Luckily food in Dingle is taken quite seriously, just like the rest of the food in Ireland. Dingle provides the very best of fresh seafood that the Atlantic has to offer.

Of course, traditional Irish food is also prepared with great care in Dingle.

Bacon and cabbage. Irish stews. Full Irish breakfasts.

Check out our Foodie’s Map of Dingle below to see where some of the best places are to eat along this hiking trail.

The Pikeman Bar, Tralee

Set in The Grand Hotel in Tralee, the Pikeman bar offers hearty, Irish pub grub.

For anyone who isn’t familiar with ‘pub grub’, it consists of generous portions of everything from sandwiches to steak to seafood.

The seafood is freshly caught on the Dingle Peninsula and has a big influence on The Pikeman’s menu.

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Kirby’s Brogue Inn, Tralee

Local produce shapes The Brogue Inn’s  menu.

Combine live music with an award-winning menu, and you’re on to a winner.

Similar to all of the food in Ireland, customers truly appreciate the use of fresh and local ingredients.

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Ashes Bar, Dingle

This restaurant/accommodation offers a mix of modern cuisine and a traditional Irish pub.

The menu is highly influenced by the abundance of seafood on the Dingle Peninsula, with mussels, crab and hake being just a selection of what’s available.

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The South Pole Inn, Annascaul

If you fancy combining some history with good food, then look no further than The South Pole Inn.

The name pays tribute to the famous explorer Tom Crean, who was born just outside of Annascaul.

Expeditions with the likes of Ernest Shackleton make for an impressive exploration portfolio, with a lot of memorabilia housed in the Inn.

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Out Of The Blue, Dingle

A quote from the website –

“Everything depends upon the catch of the day and nothing but the best will do. If there’s no fish, the restaurant doesn’t open.”

Only the best.

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The Global Village, Dingle

The head chef of The Global Village has travelled all over the world, experiencing  different cuisines in over 40 countries.

Every ingredient at this restaurant has one thing in common: it’s all local.

In keeping with the theme of Dingle, seafood features heavily on this menu.

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The Stonehouse, Ventry

Morning teas/coffees, savoury cakes and fresh, Dingle Bay fish are all available at this beautifully located restaurant.

Its views are overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and what a view it is.

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Pisces Restaurant, Castlegregory

The name of this restaurant literally translates as ‘fish’ restaurant. I wonder what you can get here?

Pisces prides itself on being a family-run business, serving only the best locally caught produce.

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